[LOCATED] Runaway child alert in DeSoto County

An update from the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office:

After a day of scouring neighborhoods, following leads, conducting interviews and tracking down friends, Christopher was LOCATED and is SAFE!

Thank you DeSoto County for sharing our post and spreading the word to assist us in locating this juvenile. Sheriff Potter is proud of his deputies and detectives for working so diligently on this investigation.


An updated photo of Christopher has been released.


From the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office:

❗️❗️RUNAWAY ALERT❗️❗️

Christopher Stone, Jr. (age 13) was last seen by his father before school on 2/25/2022. Christopher has been having behavior issues. Christopher failed to return home and has been avoiding his father’s attempts to locate/contact him. He was entered as a runaway on 2/27/2022.

Please call 863-993-4700 if you have any information on his whereabouts.

❗️REMINDER❗️ It is a crime to conceal the location of a runaway from law enforcement.